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If the local paper were going to run a four-page article about your company's culture, what would be impossible not to include?

Creative, challenging and counterintuitive. Also positions you in a positive light, regardless of the answer. And, similar to the tour question, this allows your interviewer to put her company in the best light. The secret is, by suggesting a newspaper article it reveals the parts of the company's culture that she would want the public to know about. Transparency is key.

You're not the only person being interviewed. In fact, your perception of a company is equally as important as their perception of you. Here's the reality: You can't work where you don't feel comfortable. You can't thrive where you don't feel at home. And you can't grow where you don't feel welcome. Therefore, the culture of the company you're applying for carries tremendous weight on your decision to work there.

Scott Ginsberg, writing for TheLadders explores seven questions you should ask about corporate culture, along with an explanation of what makes them work. Consider asking a few of these on your next interview.

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